Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Continuous lighting is easier for a beginner to understand, part of Up and Running with Studio Strobes.
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>> Abba, before we dig into going…really deep into strobe lighting, let's talk about…another type of lighting which is continuous or…constant lights and how they're different than strobes.…>> Yeah it, it is a lot different, I'm mean as you…can see, the lights are on full and this is the actual lights…that we'll use to shoot our image, whereas a strobe, sometimes you see…a light, it's called a modeling light, but then it flashes after that.…These won't flash,…it's what you see is what you get.…>> And I think for some folks, this is actually important to bring…up, which is that for certain types of shooters, this is an ideal lighting.…
Like in this case, we're shooting product shots…here, and I want to avoid any unnecessary reflections.…I want simple lighting.…You know, for the product shot, I move this light, I see results.…I could be looking at my Viewfinder and I say oh,…let's you know, move that light in a little bit closer.…Or, let's bring it around the front.…I absolutely could tell what it is I'm getting and so…
- Why shoot with strobes?
- Buying a lighting setup or parts
- Mixing brands
- Understanding the components of a studio strobe kit
- Getting to know your lights
- Triggering a light
- Setting up your lights effectively
- Testing your strobes
- Modifying strobe lights